Tristan Whitaker

Policy Analyst

National Security Policy, International Affairs, U.S.-Middle East Relations, Emerging Technologies

Professional Experience

National Security Associate, Research Assistant

Tristan Whitaker is a Policy Analyst for BGR Group’s Defense and Critical Technologies Practice. In this role, he provides research and analysis for clients on national security, space, cybersecurity, and defense issues.

Tristan joined BGR in 2022 after serving as a research clerk, where he supported the firm through hearing coverage, legislative and regulatory research, and briefing memos.

Tristan received a master’s degree from American University’s School of International Service, where he studied U.S. foreign policy and national security. He graduated summa cum laude from San Diego State University with a degree in History and International Security and Conflict Resolution.